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Essa, Eva
Introduction to early childhood education / Eva Essa
2nd ed
Albany : Delmar Publishers, c1996
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.21 ESS    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Early childhood education -- United States
Early childhood educators -- Training of -- United States
Physical Description xvi, 560 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 515-534) and indexes
Contents Introduction: The Total Early Childhood Program -- Ch. 1. The Scope of and Need for Early Childhood Education -- Ch. 2. The Children -- Ch. 3. The Families -- Ch. 4. The Teachers -- Ch. 5. Rationale Supporting Early Childhood Education -- Ch. 6. Goals, Objectives, and Evaluation -- Ch. 7. The Physical Environment -- Ch. 8. Scheduling the Program and Curriculum Planning -- Ch. 9. Creative Development Through the Curriculum -- Ch. 10. Physical Development Through the Curriculum -- Ch. 11. Cognitive Development Through the Curriculum -- Ch. 12. Language Development Through the Curriculum -- Ch. 13. Social Development Through the Curriculum -- Ch. 14. Guiding Routines and Group Activities -- Ch. 15. Guiding Social Behaviors -- Ch. 16. Handling Problem Behaviors -- Ch. 17. Helping Children Cope with Stress
Summary The second edition of this outstanding book introduces students to the principles of early childhood education and care, blending theoretical and practical information in an easy-to-read manner. Expanded information on children from ages zero to eight is integrated throughout the book. Infant, toddler and afterschool caregivers and teachers will find significantly more information specific to their specialty
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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